About me

I am a professional, qualified teacher and 1:1 tutor in Great Barr. I have with experience of working with all ages from nursery to adult. I specialise in 1:1 tuition in maths and English and in 1:1 tuition ana_me_and_G1d classroom teaching in languages. I teach in schools and universities as well as providing personalised tuition in the comfort of your own home.

I have an excellent record in helping children to achieve good progress. I am passionate about the subjects I teach and I feel that pupils pick up on and respond to this. My approach and teaching style enthuse and motivate children to learn, and I also make targeted use of games to make learning fun. I use multisensory teaching methods whenever possible, which is especially helpful to children with special educational needs.

Y1_craft_-_music_themeMy major strengths are:

  • my ability to quickly build a strong rapport with children,
  • my skills and creativity in communicating ideas and information,
  • my empathy and patience in working to ensure understanding
  • my dedicated and organised attitude to work.

beatlesI have a degree in French and Spanish from the University of Nottingham, and I gained my PGCE from Newman University College in Birmingham.  I am also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists.

Before beginning my teaching career, I worked in various roles requiring languages, including 11 years as a project manager in the translation industry.  My experience with a wide range of computer software enables me to comfortably incorporate ICT into learning and to prepare stimulating and motivational resources for the children.

I have a Level 2 qualification in British Sign Language, and experience of working with hearing-impaired and deaf students. I also have Level 2 qualifications in Understanding Autism and in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties.

I am experienced in

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